Namibia Hunger Statistics 2001-2024

Population below minimum level of dietary energy consumption (also referred to as prevalence of undernourishment) shows the percentage of the population whose food intake is insufficient to meet dietary energy requirements continuously. Data showing as 5 may signify a prevalence of undernourishment below 5%.
  • Namibia hunger statistics for 2020 was 18.00%, a 0.9% decline from 2019.
  • Namibia hunger statistics for 2019 was 18.90%, a 1.1% decline from 2018.
  • Namibia hunger statistics for 2018 was 20.00%, a 0.1% increase from 2017.
  • Namibia hunger statistics for 2017 was 19.90%, a 0.3% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Venezuela 22.90%
Botswana 21.90%
Namibia 18.00%
Gabon 17.20%
Jordan 16.90%
Guatemala 16.00%
Iraq 15.90%
Ecuador 15.40%
Lebanon 10.90%
Thailand 8.80%
Paraguay 8.70%
Peru 8.30%
Colombia 8.20%
Suriname 8.20%
Mauritius 7.80%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 7.60%
Belize 7.40%
Jamaica 6.90%
Dominica 6.90%
South Africa 6.90%
Dominican Republic 6.70%
Mexico 6.10%
Fiji 5.70%
Guyana 4.90%
Samoa 4.40%
Brazil 4.10%
Iran 4.10%
Albania 3.90%
Armenia 3.50%
Turkmenistan 3.50%
Costa Rica 3.40%
Serbia 3.30%
North Macedonia 3.30%
Bulgaria 3.00%
Romania 2.50%
Azerbaijan 2.50%
China 2.50%
Kazakhstan 2.50%
Turkey 2.50%
Algeria 2.50%
Malaysia 2.50%
Belarus 2.50%
Montenegro 2.50%
Bosnia 2.50%
Cuba 2.50%
Russia 2.50%
Namibia Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 18.00% -0.90%
2019 18.90% -1.10%
2018 20.00% 0.10%
2017 19.90% -0.30%
2016 20.20% -0.80%
2015 21.00% -0.50%
2014 21.50% -0.70%
2013 22.20% -1.30%
2012 23.50% -2.00%
2011 25.50% -3.30%
2010 28.80% -0.70%
2009 29.50% 1.90%
2008 27.60% 4.10%
2007 23.50% 3.40%
2006 20.10% 1.90%
2005 18.20% 1.60%
2004 16.60% 0.90%
2003 15.70% 1.20%
2002 14.50% 1.00%
2001 13.50% 1.00%